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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Belgian White (Witbier)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 309   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: En hybrid mellem en Red Ale og en Wit Bier, tilsat en masse amerikansk humle og bitter tropisk appelsinskal.

English: A hybrid between a Red Ale and Wit Bier, added a lot of American hops and bitter tropical orange peel.


peral2's rating

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
peral2 (570) - - DEC 24, 2012
Flaska från Systembolaget Nordstan.en riktigt god Ale. Gillar!...... Nästan som en Barley wine ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
chimpgibbon (286) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2014
Keg at BD. Very muddy dark orange. Nice creamy head. Nose is tart fruit, some playful yeasty vibes. Taste and palate excellent. Tight bubble structure marries well with dry, tart and bitter peel, little mineral, sweet vinous notes. Some caramel too. Dry finish with hop burn. Just great and stylistically between the cracks.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Osprey87 (1405) - WALES - JUL 1, 2014
Keg at Brewdog. Orange, pretty clear, big white head. Aroma - bubblegum, cucumber, slightly sour, caramel, estery. Interesting. Body is medium, no real carbonation, quite foamy and rich. Taste is lemon, wheat, straw, slightly sour. Good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (2529) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2014
Keg at Brewdog Shepard?s bush at the weird beard launch. Aroma is spicy tangy, tart funky orange with a touch of caramel malts. Touch of sour on the nose as well. Translucent orange red coloured pour with a big lasting white head. Flavour is funky fermenting orange, touch of sour, touch of caramel malts and wheats. Palate is fairly full and smooth. Moderate carbonation. Some alcohol presence.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beese (1540) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2014
Draught at BrewDog Shepherd’s Bush. Pours cloudy orange, with a dense white head and great lacing. Aroma of blood orange, floral hops and cloves. Sharp citrus hop flavours, mixing well with bready malt and soft fruit. Finish is mellow citrus fruit, mandarin and wheat.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerViking (2315) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2014
Tap at Brewdog Shepherds Bush, cloudy amber with a bright and fresh citrus and plum-tart nose, fruity, dry-sweet, horse blankets, rich and boozy.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mandaritto (40) - LATVIA - JUN 14, 2014
Aroma - hopps and vanilla. Very ballanced beer, with a bit of tangerine or orange peel. Not too pushy, I like the bitterness of the hops. It’s complicated how this beer can be sweet and bitter in the same time.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
evergreen0199 (1948) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2014
Keg at BrewDog Shepherd’s Bush, London. A dark orange/straw coloured pour with a medium white head on top. Hoppy, fruity, spice aroma. Tastes vaguely hoppy, orange, spice, slightly yeasty.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
KombatAle (114) - New Brunswick, CANADA - APR 22, 2014
At kerst bier festival Copper, white foam. Some flowery citric yeasty notes in the aroma. Carbonated a lot, light mouthfeel. Again malty and then hoppy. But not incredible

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tobias (202) - West Chester, Ohio, USA - FEB 15, 2014
Magnum bottle: bright copper pour with fluffy white head. Aroma is strong if citrus with hints of honey, malt and spice. Pretty clean. I would never guess this was a Belgian style beer. Orange, malt/honey with spice and bitterness. Long finish. Very drinkable. Not what I expected but I like it a lot. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jgb9348 (4661) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - FEB 7, 2014
Deep orange and light copper coloured body with a rich, four centimetre tall tan head. Aroma of spruce, bright hops, alcohol, tons of bread, yeast and a little earthy malt. Medium-bodied; Super pungent earthy malt flavours up front with a deep caremlised sugar flavour and some spice, spruce and herbal note right behind. Aftertaste is quite deep and showing a lot of bread and yeast, but the spice and sugars last long. Overall, a nice spiced beer, but this isn’t a witbier and I’m not exactly sure what a red ale is - so i’m not sure what category this belongs in, but definitely not wit. Good to try, but as with most Mik beers - way overrated and almost purely a marketing bit. I sampled this magnum bottle (1,5L) purchased and shared by Kevin on my hockey team on 06-February-2014 - Thanks Kev!


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